Topics: Management, Employment, Business Pages: 3 (923 words) Published: October 22, 2012
Synopsis: Telepresence is key to offering businesses of every size and location to grow globally with low cost expansion. Telepresence offers face to face interaction between individuals, with miles and miles between their monitors. The technology of telepresence offers many avenues of expansion, growth, costs saving and team building, as an all in one product. Businesses of today need to step on board with the meetings and preferred “contact” of tomorrow. 1) What kinds of limitations do you see for users of telepresence? Is it really a substitute for face-to-face meetings? Make a list of features of face-to-face meetings. Then consider a range of business situations as an employee, from initial hire, to working with a team, to understanding what your boss wants, and even a termination meeting. How would telepresence work for you in these situations?

The limitations presented for users of telepresence are the eye contact, body gestures, actual feeling of the atmosphere present with the other individual(s). There is a lacking of personal warmth. I believe that it has to be the substitute for face to face meetings as the world is changing. If it was my decision, I would not think that it is best for business, I appreciate face to face, smell, touch, and feeling. However in today’s business world, it has to be the substitute. Telepresence would work for satisfactory of the business purpose at hand, in an interview, employers can save time by logging onto their computer screen, instead of taking up time meeting, greeting, seating applicants etc. It would allow the employee the benefit of being in familiar surroundings during the stressful interview, as well as cut costs on time, gas etc. Understanding what a boss wants can be achieved, as if your boss is out of the country, he can still be reached and seen and spoken too about the project at hand. He is always available. That is kind of the same as working with a team; you can consistently be in...
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